RICHARD DE SILVA
Richard was previously a General Partner at Highland Capital Partners, a private equity firm that manages more than $3 billion in assets under management. Richard joined Highland in 2003 and focused on investments in growth-stage technology companies. Richard also has held operating roles in several companies as an entrepreneur and senior executive including as Co-Founder, IronPlanet, a marketplace for construction equipment. Richard also worked as an engagement manager at Mercer Management Consulting with a focus on the cable television and advertising industry.
He graduated from Harvard College, Cambridge University and Harvard Business School.